'They' (2002) film poster.

2002 film ‘They’ explores night terrors

They (2002) was directed by Robert Harmon, known for directing the original The Hitcher film from 1986. While They is no Hitcher, the film is reasonably well-shot and provides some minor scares, despite being unimaginative and predictable. They is presented by Wes Craven. They tells the story of four young adults who suffered “night terrors” as children. The central character Julia Lund (Laura Regan)…

Wes Craven ‘Cursed’ falls short of potential

Flawed production leads to disappointing results for collaboration between ‘Scream’ creative team of Wes Craven and Kevin Williamson 2005’s Cursed seemed to have all the elements of a great horror film, at least on paper. For starters, it was written by Kevin Williamson and directed by Wes Craven, the same creative duo behind the wildly popular Scream series. Scream was a…

Cover artwork for Scream Factory 'Shocker' Blu-ray

Shocker by Wes Craven is shockingly bad

Wes Craven’s 1989 film Shocker had a great concept, at least on paper. The idea of a mass murderer sentenced to death in the electric chair, only to come back stronger than before, is completely original and has loads of promise. There are any number of ways Craven could have woven this story to make for a compelling…